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Western Digital WD Green WD20EZRX 2TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

  • Cool, quiet operation for efficient eco-conscious computing
  • Reduced power consumption
  • Eco-conscious design
  • 2-year limited warranty
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • Sven T.
  • 6/29/2015 6:09:56 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsInteresting drive, but flaky

This review is from: Western Digital WD Green WD20EZRX 2TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: It was inexpensive.. it has large capacity

Cons: I use the drive primarily to store videos, so speed isn't a great requirement. Yet, it takes seeming forever to transfer 200-300mb data files. These files should take about 20-30 seconds at the most, yet can take 10 minutes or more on this drive. These are the kind of "slowdowns" reported by others as well. The 1tb version does not seem to have these issues.

Other Thoughts: I believe that it might just be the 2tb versions of this drive that have reliability issues. WD software stills says the drive is in good order.

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  • chris d.
  • 6/27/2015 11:13:55 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNot bad for simple storage

This review is from: Western Digital WD Green WD20EZRX 2TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Space vs price not bad....power saving as well.

Cons: A bit loud while spooled up almost sounds like the bearings are worn out, will see if the drive craps out.

Other Thoughts: I really prefer Samsung spin-point drives, but once segate bought it out you can not get a good mechanical drive anymore. I have 15 spinpoint drives I ordered 9+ years ago still running in raid 0 same as the day I installed them with minimal sector loss and tons of data transfers to them and off again....Started with 18. The 3 I lost where at the 5 year mark....not a bad run for mechanical drives. Western digital drives would be much better if they would get away from bushings....dynamic fluid floats with dual cartage bearings means smoother longer operations...as far as the disk materials idk never made a data disk...but I know how to take them apart and fix things.

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  • Nathan H.
  • 6/23/2015 6:59:36 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSolid Storage

This review is from: Western Digital WD Green WD20EZRX 2TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: -Price per GB (especially if you get it on sale)
-User Friendly (easy to set-up)
-Quiet
-Efficient (low power consumption)
-Reliable

Cons: -None

Other Thoughts: Be aware of what you need your hard drive for; the Western Digital Green series is for storage (i.e. music,video, documents and picture collections). It is not intended to be used for your primary OS drive or to run games. If you buy this hard drive for storage you will be very pleased (long life, low power consumption and quiet). If you buy it for performance - "you're going to have a bad time."

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  • Brandon H.
  • 6/9/2015 4:53:46 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsHard Drive

This review is from: Western Digital WD Green WD20EZRX 2TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Cool Operating Temperature

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I purchased 2 of these drives to use in a RAID 0 configuration in a NAS and so far I have encounter no issues.

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  • Aaron L.
  • 6/8/2015 7:20:21 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsI Love the Packaging

This review is from: Western Digital WD Green WD20EZRX 2TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: * Most of the pros listed by other reviewers.

* This is a bare drive. It does not come with any packaging, it does not come with any accessories at all. This is a good thing to me. SATA power cable comes with your PSU, and SATA data cable comes with your mobo. Nothing else is required. My drive arrived encased in an envelope made out of a SealedAir type product. Just take drive out of envelope, install, puncture the air pockets, and deposit small amount of plastic resin in the recycle bin. Absolutely nothing went to waste.

Cons: None that I am aware of. Other reviewers might be unhappy with the speed in various situations, but that is a trade off you expect to make to save power, IMO.

I noticed some reviewers got drives that were DOA. I wonder if the packaging has been the same for some time; it was so protected that I doubt the UPS guy could have damaged it if he had wanted to. Maybe there was a bad batch of drives. Maybe they were handled roughly prior to the bare drive packaging I described in 'Pros' I don't know really. But I would be happy to RMA the device if it were DOA. I have almost always gotten good service from NewEgg.

Other Thoughts: If you are using this as a backup drive or for non-time critical data, this drive is ideal. If you are running an app that needs a fast drive, don't keep your data on this drive; pick a drive that is more suitable for your application.

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  • David B.
  • 6/7/2015 6:55:46 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDissapointing data storage

This review is from: Western Digital WD Green WD20EZRX 2TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Drive worked well for 2 years. Was decently fast and seemed perfectly stable.

Cons: I bought this drive about 2 years and 3 months ago, and about 2 months ago it started having odd slow downs. The drive never dismounted nor gave any obvious signs it was dying, but would just occasionally be slow. Well, now it is a never ending barrage of slowness. I used western digitals life guard diagnotisic and it came back saying the drive was basically hammered, no life but a sliver left. So if your buying this drive, be well aware there is an extremely high chance of death after its 2 year warranty. Im not the only customer to find the drive die so shorty after its warranties experation date.

Other Thoughts: Its nice that the drive is still accessible, and for the most part the data can be scavanged off of it, but it is a huge let down that i have to re download 1.5 tbs of steam games on to my new disk.

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  • Korey M.
  • 6/2/2015 1:25:02 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Western Digital WD Green WD20EZRX 2TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Had it not too long, but need another one. Moving large files from my laptop to it and its a little over half way. Transfer rates are good and smooth going. But good price for a 2tb.

Cons: none

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  • Daniel W.
  • 5/31/2015 6:17:19 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsDecent

This review is from: Western Digital WD Green WD20EZRX 2TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Minimal spinning vibration, large capacity, fast

Cons: Seeking noise

Other Thoughts: The sequential read and write are good for an HDD, while still being fairly quiet(the main reason I bought this drive), however the seeking noise is very apparent at times. Though this drive is very quiet, the startup noise is apparent as well as seeking noise.

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  • Kenneth W.
  • 5/12/2015 9:00:57 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsHARD DRIVE?-SOFT DRIVE

This review is from: Western Digital WD Green WD20EZRX 2TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: it arrived intact.

Cons: Died within 2 years...WD - should stand for Will Die...I have at least 4 WD drives that have DIED...I will NEVER purchase another one for my personal use...

Other Thoughts: Even if they offer it to me for FREE...I would not take it...

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  • Kevin D.
  • 5/7/2015 11:34:12 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWD20EZRX 2TB internal hard drive

This review is from: Western Digital WD Green WD20EZRX 2TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Fast and quiet. Runs only when you use it.

Cons: None!

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